cause suffering

See: distress
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Then the invalid became a heretic or sorcerer; as heretic or sorcerer he suffered, and sought to cause suffering.
I know, I feel the terrible extent of suffering this sin of Arthur's has caused to others; but so does every sin cause suffering to others besides those who commit it.
It was noted with concern that non-tariff barriers in other countries on one hand cause suffering to our exporters, whereas on the other hand without adequate technical regulations in the country, our domestic consumers, indigenous industry and largely, economy suffers due to import of sub-standard and unsafe products.
The 35-year-old, of Foleshill, Coventry, has denied a charge of neglecting a child "in a manner likely to cause suffering or injury to health" said to have happened in February this year.
Bailey, aged 35, of Foleshill, is accused of neglecting a child "in a manner likely to cause suffering or injury to health" in February this year.
They face two charges related to abandoning a child in a manner likely to cause suffering or injury.
There should be no question of parole for someone who continues to cause suffering from his cell.
People should have the right to decide how their life ends, especially if the illness they have will cause suffering.
It is also illegal to do anything to cause suffering to gulls.
The couple, of Dolau, Eglwyswrw, Cardigan, face a joint charge of assault, ill-treatment, neglect or abandonment of a child or young person, likely to cause suffering or injury.
Unfortunately for Joe, his unenviable task of distributing the meagre budget to essential front line services will inevitably cause suffering along the way.
It may be that there is an innocent explanation for these deaths but it is also possible that there are people out there who deliberately sought to cause suffering to the animals.